Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino

Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino
  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (January 9, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118454766
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118454763
eBook Description:

Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino

Android Open Accessory is a new, simple, and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This WOW! eBook guide shows Android programmers how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, to control such systems as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems from Android devices. Furthermore, it teaches the circuit-building skills needed to create games and practical products that also take advantage of Android technology.

Android Open Accessory (AOA) is a simple and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This unique book shows you how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, in order to automate everyday tasks in your home such as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems with your smartphone. Assuming basic knowledge of the Android framework, this visionary author duo provides you with the tools you need to create powerful, sophisticated projects. Detailed explanations, helpful examples, and accessible prototypes all contribute to empowering you to take full advantage of Android technology.

  • Introduces Android Open Accessory and shows how to set up the hardware and development environment
  • Explains how to code both Android and Arduino elements of an accessory
  • Features four complete projects developers can build using various sensors and indicators/actuators, including source code
  • Gives Android developers the tools to create powerful, sophisticated projects

Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino opens exciting new opportunities for Android developers.

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An innovative approach to using your smartphone for home automation

Android Open Accessory (AOA) is a simple and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This unique book shows you how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, in order to automate everyday tasks in your home such as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems with your smartphone. Assuming basic knowledge of the Android framework, this visionary author duo provides you with the tools you need to create powerful, sophisticated projects. Detailed explanations, helpful examples, and accessible prototypes all contribute to empowering you to take full advantage of Android technology.

Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino:

  • Reviews the various options available for connecting an Arduino-based prototype to an Android phone
  • Covers the basics of data communication and introduces MQTT
  • Guides you through setting up both Android and Arduino
  • Demonstrates how to build an Android library and create Android accessory applications
  • Describes the processes for building each of the featured projects, using various sensors and indicators/actuators

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Learn how to control your home or car from your Android smartphone – air conditioning, lights, entertainment systems, and more!

Android Open Accessory is a new, simple, and secure protocol for connecting any microcontroller-empowered device to an Android smartphone or tablet. This WOW! eBook guide shows Android programmers how to use AOA with Arduino, the microcontroller platform, to control such systems as lighting, air conditioning, and entertainment systems from Android devices. Furthermore, it teaches the circuit-building skills needed to create games and practical products that also take advantage of Android technology.

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